Timeline

2016  
September 20, 2016 City Council approved the schematic design for comments and the First Amendment to the Bernards Bros. construction management contract modifying the scope of work and increasing compensation.
May 7, 2016 Civic Center Community Workshop II held to build upon key themes from the March 19, 2016 workshop.
May 3, 2016 City Council approved a three-year agreement with P2S Engineering for Civic Center Technology Design and Project Management Services in the amount of $348,500. The design of the Civic Center’s technology infrastructure will be critical to the functionality, flexibility, and usability of the Lake Forest Civic Center. This infrastructure includes physical infrastructure, hardware, communications systems, security systems, and audio-visual systems.
April 28, 2016 Senior Center Community Workshop II held to build upon key themes from the February 25, 2016 workshop.
March 19, 2016 Civic Center Community Workshop I to discuss potential amenities for the new Civic Center.
March 15, 2015 City Council authorized staff to pursue Green building certification/LEED Certified Status for the Civic Center to to promote sustainable design, thereby reducing environmental impacts.
March 2016 City received approval to begin cutting invasive vegetation marking the first steps towards clearing the site for the future Civic Center. As part of the environmental measures, the City is required to remove all non-native vegetation located in the mitigation area. The City will not move or disturb any nesting birds located in the area. Once complete, temporary fencing will be placed around the mitigation area.
February 25, 2016 Senior Center Community Workshop I to discuss potential amenities for the new facility.